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Texas man pleads guilty in racist 2019 Walmart attack

Feb. 08, 2023 20:54 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime and weapons charges in the racist attack at an El Paso Walmart in 2019, which prosecutors say was preceded by the gunman posting an online screed that warned of a “Hispanic invasion." Patrick...

Parents at school where boy, 6, shot teacher prepare to sue

Feb. 08, 2023 12:05 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The families of two students at a Virginia elementary school where a 6-year-old shot and wounded his teacher have filed notices of potential legal action against the school system over trauma they say the shooting inflicted on their children. The parents of a...

'Traumatic day': School shooting hoaxes sweep Michigan

Feb. 07, 2023 19:36 PM EST

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Schools in a Lansing-area district will be closed Wednesday as staff, students and families recover from a phony report of a shooting, a chilling alert that had police scrambling quickly to respond and caused the evacuation of hundreds of teens. ...

Man pleads not guilty to killing 6 at California home

Feb. 07, 2023 19:32 PM EST

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An alleged gang member pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing six people, including a teen mother and her baby, last month at a central California home associated with a rival gang, prosecutors said. The Jan. 16 massacre shocked rural Goshen, a community...

XXXTentacion's friend describes rapper's fatal shooting

Feb. 07, 2023 18:32 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A family friend of the rapper XXXTentacion broke down Tuesday as he told jurors how he and the rapper were ambushed by armed robbers as they drove away from a motorcycle shop, how he fled in fear and then heard the gunshots that killed the rising star. ...

Jurors hear about blue rain jacket in Alex Murdaugh trial

Feb. 07, 2023 18:16 PM EST

Jurors at Alex Murdaugh's double murder trial in South Carolina heard evidence Tuesday that gunshot residue was found inside a rain jacket found at his mother's home three months after his wife and son were killed. A judge's decision to allow the testimony was the second win for...

Man charged with homicide in slaying of police officer

Feb. 07, 2023 14:05 PM EST

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A man is facing homicide and other charges in the shooting and killing of one police officer, and the wounding of a second officer after they responded to a domestic disturbance call in western Pennsylvania. Johnathan Jermia Morris — 31, of McKeesport —...

Florida mass shooting suspect killed during police pursuit

Feb. 07, 2023 12:46 PM EST

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A man suspected in a mass shooting in central Florida last month was fatally shot by a police officer following a long chase and a carjacking, authorities said. The car driven by Alex Greene, 21, eventually crashed into a business in Winter Haven. That's a...

Audio, video related to stabbing suspect shooting released

Feb. 06, 2023 19:48 PM EST

HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities released audio and video Monday related to last month's fatal police shooting of a stabbing suspect near Los Angeles, while the man who was stabbed said the attack was random and that he initially thought he'd only been punched before realizing he was...

Arrest made in shootings at central North Carolina nightclub

Feb. 06, 2023 19:37 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man was arrested on Monday and charged with second-degree murder and other crimes related to shootings at a central North Carolina nightclub last month that left one man dead and several others wounded, police said. Dasean Aaron Hunter, 26 of...